JCK Las Vegas Fair Trade Conference: 2009 Presented by: Demos Takoulas Vukani-Ubuntu CEO
A Decade of Development Empowering marginalised communities & emerging jewellers through skills- development & mentorship in the South African jewellery sector.
SA Social Investment Pipeline Development projects help break through Poverty Barrier Exposure to the jewellery industry FMJ-SA Route-to-Market Poverty Barrier Skills Barrier Business Barrier Development Projects Skills Training Enterprise Development Long-term Sustainability
VALUES • Uplifting poor communities • Ensuring sustainability • Ethical practices • Transparency & accountability • Benefits emerging jewellers
All our jewellery is produced in South Africa at community-development projects and helps the advancement of marginalized communities by realizing their full potential and creating a self-sustainable future. • By buying FairMade jewellery you make a direct contribution to the person and projects manufacturing the products. • You also ensure that your jewellery did not damage the environment or the people during the process. • 100% recycled gold & silver. Fair Made: What does it mean for the consumer?
SA’s first Broad-Based Empowerment (BBE) deal in the Jewellery Sector • MC is one of the leading refiners in the country • Significant and true BBE deal • Ensures greater down-stream beneficiation adding to direct • sustainability of development projects in SA
FairMade SA: Product Sales Glass trophy design & manufacture by Stewart Hearn from London Glass Works. Silver leaves by Vukani: Fair Made Fair Made: Bespoke Products
FMJ-SA: Industry Partners & Sponsors Sponsor Advisory & Monitoring SA Retail Partners
Joint Venture Alan Mair Manufacturing Jewellers - SA’s largest manufacturing jeweller - JV with Ekurhuleni Jewellery Project - 2009. • The deal allows AAMJ compliance in terms of the SA Mining Charter - BBE • The JV with this Best-Practice Project ensures joint manufacturing & long-term sustainability • AMMJ provides mentorship & QC